#Cyberpeacefare #Self Destruction #Will Durant

"A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself within. The essential causes of Rome's decline lay in her people, her morals, her class struggle, her failing trade, her bureaucratic despotism, her stifling taxes, her consuming wars."   Will Durant

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Comment by Valentine Olushola Oyedipe on March 20, 2016 at 4:48pm
Of course, the stagnation of the mobility of social classes is synonymous with Caste systems which is at Variance with class systems(meritocracy)I think the best hand that is found fit to perform the social tasks should be given the opportunities.
Comment by Al LeBlanc on March 20, 2016 at 10:31am

American Capitalism won out over Russian Communism-Totalitarianism which sowed the seeds of it own destruction.  While capitalism encourages "free enterprise", excessive concentration of wealth and power to the top 1% and the stagnation of the mobility of social classes can destroy American MeritocracyDream. This is becoming a central issue in the US Presidential Primary.

Comment by Valentine Olushola Oyedipe on March 20, 2016 at 5:17am
This reminds me of the decay theory of Arnold Tonybee on social change that has deconstructed the evolutionary theory. Besides,capitalism has been deconstructed to have sown its own seed of destruction by creating two antagonistic classes.Going by Will Durant quotes regarding Rome , it is therefore not an understatement that such characteristics prevail in virtually most societies, more specifically,industrial societies of today.

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